Hypothermia improves with skin to skin care

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 10 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:967
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    Premature babies with hypothermia warm up more quickly if given “skin to skin” contact with their mothers rather than being put in an incubator, according to Swedish researchers. The researchers say skin to skin care, also known as “kangaroo care,” may be an important approach for countries with limited …

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